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I Believe In Serendipity

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    "Some people  Never find the right kind of love  you know, the kind that steals  your breath away.  Like diving into a snowmelt.  The kind that jolts your heart,  sets it beating apace.  An anxious hiccuping of hummingbirds wings.  The kind that makes every terrible...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 8 Responses Feb 11, 2011

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    Serendipity

    What is serendipity? It means...... a "happy accident" or "pleasant surprise"; specifically, the accident of finding something good or useful while not specifically looking for it! One of my favourite movies is called 'Serendipity' about 2 people meeting by chance, spending a...
    gem1969 gem1969 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    Serendipity.....

    I've seen a few boats with this name. And a few clubs. Why doesn't this group have more members? Perhaps because many do not even know the definition of "serendipity". I'm fortunate enough to say that serendipity has played a pleasant role in my life at times over the years. One...
    Likkmee Likkmee 46-50, F 1 Response May 4, 2012

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    It Can Happen

    The effect by which someone accidentally finds something other then what they were looking for.That other thing, person, turns out to be of much more importance...entirely different too. My friend went to buy a new car and found a husband! The car salesman.  
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2008

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    Something Just Happened

    I've had the house all closed up today. (It's cozy atleast)... And I answered a questioned on the Q&A thingy here about what song I could play over&over: I mentioned 2 songs. The second song was "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" by Isreal Kamakawiwo'ole which prompted me to search it...
    DelaneyB DelaneyB 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2011

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    Accidental Call...

    I was called at 1:57 tonight. I called the person back and asked why they called me, he said wrong number. Said bye, hung up the phone. Then he texted me..Saying he's so sorry. How did I end up in a conversation with a person I don't know at 2 in the morning? Now it's almost 3...
    Scorpio2468 Scorpio2468 22-25, F 2 Responses May 31, 2012

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    I Had To Re-schedule...

    ...a health check appointment for the 3rd time recently. After the last time I had to get a refill of high bp meds as I didn't have enough to get me through. So, I couldn't get an appointment until September. I just counted the amount of pills I need and then the pills I have...
    soulshadow soulshadow 36-40, F Jul 27, 2012

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    RedDust RedDust 41-45, F Dec 4, 2012

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    2 days ago I thought sod it ill join a dating

    site - I randomly picked one off a google search and joined . Day one bought a heap of sex wanters and people living 100 miles away , day 2 bought 267 messages - I bulk deleted a load and kept 10 .. Then slowly whittled them down to 2 , one named jock - he's a builder from...
    Mindblowing38 Mindblowing38 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2014

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    Serendipitous Prophecy Or Prophetic Serendipity?

    Wednesday, March 27, 11:18 am. I had just boarded the subway to go to a food bank food and fund raiser.  I walked over to the seat I chose and picked up the piece of paper that was on it.  The paper was a clean, white sheet, neatly folded in eighths.  Something was written...
    roughNready roughNready 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 29, 2013

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    Because What Goes Around...

    I do believe in getting what you can out of what comes your way. Yeah I'm an opportunist. I don't think that 'everything happens for a reason' But I do think you can find 'reasons for everything'. Do you catch my drift? Cm
    chairmanmeow chairmanmeow 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2009

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    Sometimes there's just

    that feeling that pushes you to take a certain action and you should act upon that feeling for you'll never know what it'll bring into your life!
    akh276 akh276 18-21, F Sep 25, 2014

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    "sweet Serendipity" Beautiful Story

    I'm amazed at this song by this guy who won the American Idol competition. His song is all about his story and he really is the anti-american idol - so he went from sleeping on couches to winning the biggest competition in the world. It sounds like a first hand real time example...
    NicolaDowling NicolaDowling 22-25, F Nov 3, 2010

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    Universal

    There can be no doubt that serendipity exists and that is very important. The discovery of something you were not looking for is as normal as it is extraordinary. I have an eclectic mind and my phantasy makes me wander from one subject,or one field to another. Reading about...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 5, 2010

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    Serendipity And Irony

    Have you ever read or heard something that you discounted at the time, but then years later you find it was a profound truth? I don't recall where I read it or who said it or even the exact wording, but the general idea behind what I read was the following "When you need a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 10, 2012

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    Learned To Be Still,...

    ..., and listen. If I do, I get the paths that I need to travel-if I do not and in my Human arrogance force the choice, I pay the price. I learned this in my much younger years, the ability to be still and just "listen",..., not hear. Turned to Christian Druid in my older teens...
    bepuzzled bepuzzled 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 28, 2012

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    Serendipity And Some Examples Of How It Has Affected My Life

    A lot of what I know comes form serendipity and I often get the feeling that things are being set up a certain way. Everything just falls into place and works out just perfectly. My idea of the world is normal in some ways but unusual in others. I've accidently found things that...
    chrysalid chrysalid 18-21, F Oct 10, 2011

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    Can I be a Christian and not believe in an absolute truth or is that a contradiction in itself? I believe that God is real for me and I believe that no one has been able to prove...
    svnflowrrr svnflowrrr 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    He's Took Pride in His Work I grew up the son of simple farm folk. I am very proud of this and lament how those kind of folks have disappeared from the nation's landscape. Today...
    phillysteve phillysteve 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    Those who don't believe in magic will never find it...... ~Ronald Dahl~
    nstar1983 nstar1983 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    Most of my life I've sabotaged myself with negative thoughts and preconceived notions of something going badly before it even happened . I was miserable and very unhappy , and I...
    Ezmee Ezmee 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    eventhough i haven't experienced it seeing heaven, i still believe on it just like i believe jesus christ.. i have just finished watching the movie "heaven is real " and i felt...
    ritztwain ritztwain 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    My whole family is Christian, so I'm automatically a Christian. However, I am a bit skeptical about God in a way. It's not like I don't believe in Him or against Him. It's just I...
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    I believe every woman should pursue their dreams, but once she is married to her man, then she belongs to him and she needs to take care of his needs
    michelley1999 michelley1999 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I believe in Love. Yes, it's the feeling I get when I go to Olive Garden, or when I cuddle my dog, but that's not the love I'm talking about. I'm talking about Jesus. Where I find...
    sarahrassy sarahrassy 13-15, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I believe that soulmates aren't always relationship oriented. My best friend is my soulmate, she is the person who makes up what I lacks and who truly understands. She truly does...
    lunatalks lunatalks 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I need someone to talk to about God. I do believe, yet I don't believe. I just need someone who is open minded and who does believe to talk to.
    XxForeverBlueXx XxForeverBlueXx 18-21, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    To others also blocked by 'Misreedy', It seems as though Missreedy has had her cage rattled. A deep insecurity, especially if she has blocked vociferous non-believers like me...
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The Heresy of Hillsong There is probably no better known name within contemporary Christian music than that of Hillsong. Since 1992 they had released more than forty albums...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    “The question of whether there exists a Creator and Ruler of the Universe has been answered in the affirmative by some of the highest intellects that have ever existed...
    azaun azaun 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Sometimes they're harder to see or find, but I believe there is always a silver lining, no matter how bittersweet they may turn out to be... Some people may see mistakes, or bad...
    sweet7sephora sweet7sephora 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I believe in reincarnation I don't know how it works exactly, but I believe in it. I believe that when I die I will become a pure incubus and when my existance in that life is...
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I totally 100% believe in God and i could care less who believes in me or not. As humans of course you have a right to disagree or agree on something but dont shoot someone because...
    Metradoll Metradoll 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I believe all women are beautiful, don't get me wrong. But do women believe all men are beautiful. Women usually have the more shallow perspective nowadays. Equality over...
    Arkatiel Arkatiel 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    In the beginning there was nothing God came and gave life, gave light to everything He created everything we call life and everything around us we call nature Then things changed...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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    I believe in equal rights, obviously since I share this experience on my account. I believe women shouldn't be second class citizen. I believe people of all races should be treated...
    ThomasDillon1234 ThomasDillon1234 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 24

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    I believe there is someone out there who is our other half and has the ability to make us feel complete but I don't believe everyone finds that one person and that makes me sad...
    arkaybee arkaybee 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    I believe when you find that special someone and you have that desire to be with them it definitely is for the best to try and see if you can make a long distance relationship work...
    lovelychickadee lovelychickadee 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    An update to my story:After this alleged encounter,I noticed a small round pink patch on my stomach.It looke kinda like a bite!!but no open wound.Over the next few days it began to...
    rafflora rafflora 51-55 1 Response Jun 22

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    I believe in one God, and no more; and I hope for happiness beyond this life. I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist of doing justice, loving...
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I like many others have spent a great deal of my life looking for the reasons for life itself. I have studied and contributed in many different spiritual, religious and non...
    andthisonetime andthisonetime 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    I made a throwaway account due to me being insanely shy about this. Anyways, I believe in parallel universes and such, that in some universe, the world of a book or a game would...
    taacct taacct 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I don't believe i ghost but I do believe in gosh
    ParamoreIsLife ParamoreIsLife 13-15, F Jun 20

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